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Related to zero tolerance: Zero tolerance policy
A law, policy, or practice that provides for the imposition of severe penalties for a proscribed offense or behavior without making exceptions for extenuating circumstances.
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a. the policy of applying laws or penalties to even minor infringements of a code in order to reinforce its overall importance
b. (as modifier): a zero-tolerance policy on drugs.
2. the policy of applying laws or penalties to even minor infringements of a code in order to reinforce its overall importance
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|Noun||1.||zero tolerance - extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior (usually by an uncompromising application of the law); "he urged zero tolerance for priests who abuse children sexually"|
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
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